Rother District Council

Principal Planning Officer/DM Team Leader

East Sussex
£40,569 - £44,868 per annum + £2,907 Car Allowance per annum
02 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner, Principal

Rother District Council is an ambitious Council at the heart of 1066 Country in East Sussex. Based in Bexhill-on-Sea the district also covers the historic towns of Battle and Rye as well as a large, attractive rural area, predominantly falling within the High Weald AONB.  

We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate to the role of Principal Planning Officer/DM Team Leader. The successful applicant will bring their experience to a critical role dealing with major and other significant applications in both rural and urban situations at a time of growth in the District. With experience at a senior level or above dealing with planning applications and/or policy work and with the ability to negotiate, communicate and prepare high quality reports, the successful applicant for the post will contribute primarily to the Development Management Team. You will deal with a range of work in urban situations and within the rural area, the majority of which is within the High Weald AONB.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Samuel Batchelor, Development Manager on: (01424) 787615 or via email: [email protected]  

The job description and application form are available to download from our website:

Any queries and applications returned electronically should be emailed to: [email protected]

Relocation packages are available to assist the right candidate.

The closing date for receipt of applications is midday on: 28th October 2020

Interviews will be held: week commencing Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th November,

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors

Disability Confident

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